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shutoff

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noun shut·off \ˈshət-ˌȯf\

Definition of shutoff

  1. 1 :  something (as a valve) that shuts off

  2. 2 :  stoppage, interruption



Examples of shutoff

  1. <the utility company threatened them with the shutoff of electricity if the bills weren't paid>



1847

First Known Use of shutoff

1847


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